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Friday, January 6, 2012

Local Idiots Fire Rifle from Roof in SOMA, Two Arrested

Posted By on Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 8:20 AM

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Police spent several hours last night surrounding a SOMA building where some trigger-happy people were foolishly firing rounds from a rooftop.

According to new reports, a throng of officers, including the SWAT team, arrived at the 400 bock of Ninth Street shortly after 11 p.m., where they heard multiple gunshots fired.

Officers ducked behind a patrol car -- and stayed crouched there with their weapons drawn.


Unlike the suspected cat burglar, who clung to a cliff for more than 24 hours waiting for police to leave, the cops weren't going to let these guys wait them out. They set up a perimeter and by 1:15 a.m., two men came down from the building where police quickly arrested them on suspicion of illegally discharging a firearm.

Thankfully, nobody was hurt.

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